-Crickets are always shipped Fedex
-A Rock Hyrax's closest relative is an Elephant
I don't buy it
-When asked whether he had observed any homosexual behavior within the penguin colony that he lived, the man said no, but mentioned that he had observed lady penguins prostituting themselves: having sex with male penguins in exchange for rocks that they then use for their nests.
-Jellyfish: eyeless, skeletonless, heartless, brainless, who throb along, glowing, stinging, killing and experiencing their lives remind me that life is pointless, but also very beautiful.
-The cheetah at the California Academy of Science is dead. So is the antelope in the glass case with it, however, the cheetah has been made to look alive and fierce with its lips curled back to expose dangerous predator's teeth, while the antelope is allowed to just lay there looking dead, leading us to believe that the dead-alive cheetah killed the dead-dead antelope and I wonder if the curators had to do anything to make the antelop look properly dead, dead in the right way.
-As we watched the jellyfish throb and the coral glow, Julia wondered aloud, "Why don't they make everything glow-in-the-dark?" (Glow in the dark slippers? Glow in the dark underwear? Glow in the dark remote controls? Glow in the dark condoms? etc.)
-The man, "Seth", communicated with us from inside the tank. In answer to his audience's questions he replied heartily but was often interrupted by the sound of his own deep inhalations followed by bursts of bubbles rising from his face.
-I could not find the axolotls. Sorry, Julio Cortazar.
-Miette, the cat, keeps turning on the Voice-Over function when she sits on the computer. When I try to turn it off, it tells me exactly what I'm doing.